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Kure Beach Community Center Announcing Garden Lecture Presentations March 9th

Saturday, March 9, 2013 --10:00a.m. to 11:00a.m. Master Gardener, Jon Wooten, from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension's Speakers Bureau Programs will present our Spring kick-off lecture series.
 The presentation, which helps homeowners manage their landscapes, is "Gardening in New Hanover County," and offers garden tips for managing plants in this challenging Cape Fear environment.
The program discusses the importance of soil sampling and garden bed preparation, proper plant selections, and correct cultural practices to maintain a successful garden. Friday, March 22, 2012 -- 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Master Gardener, Jon Wooten, from the North Carolina Cooperative Extension' Speakers Bureau Programs will present the second in our Garden Lecture Series. The presentation, "Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in the HOME Landscape," will enable gardeners to initiate their own IPM program in managing plant problems through a series of logical steps designed to solve the problem while having the least offensive effect on the environment. These lectures are presented using PowerPoint slides, with many colorful pictures, and provides an entertaining topic overview with enough technical detail to be helpful, yet not overwhelming.
A question-and-answer period will be conducted at the end of each presentation. The Kure Beach Community Center is located at 118 North 3' Avenue in Kure Beach. For additional information, call the Center's Message Line at 910-450-8944 and calls will be returned A $5 00 donation would be appreciated to defray costs The Public is welcome.